A Guide to Orlando’s Best Private Dining Rooms
By: Erica Thomas
Whether you are looking for a space to accommodate 2 people or 500, certain celebrations call for an extra special setting. We’ve compiled a guide to help you navigate your way through the ample selection of private dining rooms in Orlando to find the best one to suit your needs. Note that many dining venues labeled for small group and large group dining are also available to reserve for an intimate party of two.
Intimate Private Dining – Tables for Two
Bull & Bear at Waldorf Astoria Orlando
14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando
The Suite Life Experience:
In this intimate experience, the culinary cuisine of Bull & Bear come to you in your own suite. While this experience is completely customizable to make your ideas a reality, the staff suggests:
- An exclusive multi-course menu
- Personal wine pairing presentation
- Gourmet house-made chocolate selection
- Hand crafted cocktails
Service for up to 4 guests is permitted. The Suite Life dining experience is available to guests staying in suite accommodations. A 48-hour notice is requested.
Contact the dining team at (407) 597-5480.
The Tennessee Truffle
125 W 1st Street, Sanford
A new addition to Sanford, The Tennessee Truffle is a “pop-up” restaurant you can rent for an intimate meal for two. A perfect way to celebrate your next special occasion.
- 8-10 course meal, fully customized based on preferences (arranged in advance)
- Entire restaurant space for two any evening of the week
- Choose from a beer or wine pairing
- $400 per couple
The Tennessee Truffle is also available for larger groups and parties with a $1,000 food/beverage minimum. For details and reservations, call (407) 942-3977.
729 Lee Rd, Orlando
Considered a favorite in the Orlando community for over 21 years, Christner’s takes pride in providing meticulous service in an intimate setting.
- 9 private dining rooms available at no extra cost
- Can accommodate parties as small as two people and up to 50 guests.
Call (407) 645-4443 for details and reservations.
Victoria & Albert’s at The Grand Floridian Resort and Spa
4401 Floridian Way, Lake Buena Vista
Disney has mastered the art of making guests feel like royalty. Victoria & Albert’s at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is no exception. You can enjoy a private dinner in the kitchen and spend time with the head chef when you reserve the Chef’s Table Dinner. While seating for up to 10 can be accommodated, we recommend this for a cozy 2.
- 10 course meal created for you and guests with your dietary preferences
- Complimentary valet parking available
- Only 1 party seated per evening
- Prix fixe menu begins at $250 per guest. Wine pairing starts at $150 per guest. Tax and gratuity are not included.
Reservations are required and can be made online or by calling (407) 939-5277.
Small Group Private Dining (25 guests or less)
Boheme at Grand Bohemian Orlando
325 S Orange Ave, Orlando
The Boheme’s lavish atmosphere and cuisine paired with the intimacy of private dining in the Wine Room is sure to set the scene for an unforgettable affair.
- The Wine Room seats up to 12 guests
- The prix fixe menu changes monthly
- Food and beverage minimum applies
For details, call the Event Coordinator at (407) 581-4700.
Bull & Bear at Waldorf Astoria
14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando
The Bull & Bear at Waldorf Astoria Orlando is serving up trendsetting Epicurean fare. The private dining room overlooks Hole 1 of the golf course, also called Bull & Bear.
- Seating accommodates up to 22 guests
- Set-up for a plated dinner or cocktail reception available
- There is only one private dining room. It is recommended reservations be made as early as possible.
- Food and beverage minimum applies
Call (407) 597-5262 for pricing and menu details.
The Capital Grille
Sophistication, elegance, and tradition are part of the dining experience you can expect at The Capital Grille. There are two locations available to assist in making your event memorable. Both locations offer the following:
- A personal event coordinator
- Customized menus
- Wine pairing guidance
Orlando I-Drive: 9101 International Drive
The Board Room holds up to 12 guests. Additional private rooms are available for parties of 28, 36, and 90. Call (407) 370-4392 for pricing and details.
Orlando Millenia: 4200 Conroy Road
The Board Room holds up to 10 guests, the Millenia Room holds up to 16 guests, and the Wine Room holds up to 24 guests. Call (407) 351-2210 for pricing and details.
9150 International Drive, Orlando
Del Frisco’s prides itself on being a classic American steakhouse where tradition runs deep. Aside from serving only the best steaks, chops, and seafood, the bartenders and sommeliers on hand will ensure you have the perfectly paired beverages.
- Eagle’s Nest will hold 12 guests and has flat screens, wireless internet access, and audio/visual equipment available
- Sample menus are available online
Additional private rooms accommodating between 30 and 125 guests (depending on party type) are also available. For pricing and details, complete the form online or call (407) 351-5074.
14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando
Created by Napa Valley Chef and restaurateur Donna Scala, La Luce is modern Italian fare located at Hilton Orlando at Bonnet Creek Resort.
- The Milano Room will seat up to 18 people
- Reservations are recommended at least 1 month in advance
Additional private dining options accommodating up to 52 guests are also available. For reservations and room details, call (407) 597-3712.
Orlando – 7700 Sand Lake Road
Seasons 52 is all about serving fresh ingredients that are highlighted by rustic cooking techniques. Local ingredients are used to inspire and create fresh dishes for the menu.
- The semi-private Chef’s Table will seat 10 guests
- The Front Patio will seat 24 guests or accommodate 25 for a cocktail reception
- Personal event coordinator to assist with customizing the menu
- Wine pairing recommendations by Sommelier
- Personalized room lighting, sound, and temperature control
- Complimentary valet parking
- Meal minimum varies – inquire for details
Additional private dining options are available for larger groups and parties at both the Orlando and Altamonte Springs locations. For details and reservations, call (407) 354-5212.
17 W. Church Street, Orlando
Sitting in a 1930’s landmark building, Kres Chophouse takes a traditional setting and marries it with a modern and eclectic menu. There are several private dining options to help you entertain.
- The Mezzanine Level can accommodate groups of 6 – 8 for lunch and dinner, and 30 guests for a cocktail reception and seated lunch or dinner
- Portions of the private dining room can be subdivided with curtains for groups of 8 – 14
- Menu and beverages are billed on consumption
Additional private dining options are available for parties of 40 – 60 guests. Call or email Billy Ray for details at (407) 447-7950 or email@example.com
9801 International Drive, Orlando
Urban Tide at Hyatt Regency is proud to serve coastal Floridian fare with Orlando flair. Enjoy the modern ambiance inside while taking in the sights of the Grotto Pool outside.
- Accommodates up to 24 guests for a seated event
- Food and beverage minimums apply:
- $500 for breakfast
- $1,000 for lunch
- $2,500 for dinner
- 6.5% tax and 25% service charge applies
For more information, call (407) 345-4570 or email Orlando.Regency.Dining@hyatt.com.
Hannibal’s on the Square
511 W. New England Avenue, Winter Park
Enjoy classical French style fare in the heart of historic Winter Park at Hannibal’s on the Square. Hannibal’s Lounge, Chez Vincent, and The Wine Cellar offer pre-designed as well as custom menus for your event.
- The Wine Cellar requires a minimum of 10 guests and will hold up to 30 guests for a seated dinner
- No room rental fee
- All menu items are seasonal
- All food and beverage sales are subject to 6.5% sales tax and 20% gratuity
Additional private dining rooms accommodating 75 – 110 guests are also available. To reserve a room or get more information, email Chez@HannibalsLounge.com.
1670 Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista
The newly opened Paddlefish is anchored at Disney Springs and is the only restaurant to offer rooftop-level, waterfront seating. All three decks offer indoor and outdoor private dining options.
- The Corridor on the 1st deck seats up to 24
- The Corridor on the 2nd deck seats up to 24
Additional private dining rooms are available on all decks for larger parties, up to 1,000 for a cocktail reception. Complete the private dining form online or call (407) 934-2628 for details.
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
Located inside the Ritz-Carlton, Norman’s features a new world cuisine from Norman Van Aken, a James Beard nominated chef. The private dining room is the perfect setting for an elegant and memorable event.
- The semi-private Wine Room seats up to 14 guests
- The private dining room seats up to 36 guests, with a private entrance
- Four-course dining experience
Complete the reservation form online or call (407) 393-4333 for more details.
1921 by Norman Van Aken
142 East 4th Avenue, Mount Dora
The latest restaurant to open from award-winning chef Norman Van Aken, this Mount Dora restaurant specializes in modern Florida fare. The restaurant is also home to an impressive display of artwork, including pieces from the Modernism Museum. The artful decor and fresh menu create a one-of-a-kind setting for your special event.
- The Chef’s Table accommodates 6 – 10 guests, with a museum tour (when available) prior to seating
- The private dining room accommodates 15 – 30 guests
Additional private dining options are available for larger groups up to 120 guests. Fill out the event inquiry form online or call (352) 385-1921 for more details.
Ocean Prime Orlando
Large Group Private Dining (Parties over 25 guests)
PARTIES OF 25 – 50
Serving up Spanish cuisine with focus on the culture’s dedication to food, wine, and entertainment, Tapa Toro will help you and your guests celebrate the Spanish way of life. The Rotunda is a private dining space that holds up to 30 guests for a seated dinner or up to 50 for a cocktail reception. For special event inquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (407) 474-8622.
Known for their ribs, Tony Roma’s has revamped their menu to include new dishes with the old favorites. There are three state-of-the-art private dining rooms and customizable menus to assist in making the event as unique as you. Private dining options can accommodate 32 – 80 guests. For more information or to make reservations, contact Sandy Ladiero at (407) 248-0094 or email email@example.com.
The Oceanaire Seafood Room
Expect to feast on some of the freshest seafood at Oceanaire. The menu is based on market availability and therefore, changes daily. The Ray Room can accommodate 40 people. For reservation details, email the Event Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (407) 363-4801.
Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi
Dragonfly Robata’s purpose is to create detailed, artful dishes for each person sitting around their tables to enjoy. From the fish flown from Japan to the produce picked at the farm, you can expect freshness with every bite. Dragonfly Robata was named one of the Top 3 Restaurants by Orlando Sentinel 4 years in a row. Several private rooms accommodating up to 40 guests are available. Food and beverage minimums may apply. For group dining information and reservations, contact Jennifer Ha at (407) 988-7915 or email@example.com.
Spice Modern Steakhouse
Situated on Lake Eola with grand views, Spice Modern Steakhouse creates a unique dining experience by making almost everything in-house. The private dining room holds 45 guests. For details, call (407) 481-9533.
PARTIES OF 50 – 100
The Bar Room at North Quarter Tavern
The Bar Room at North Quarter Tavern is versatile for many gatherings such as a happy hour, birthday parties, cocktail receptions, private viewing parties for a sporting event, fundraiser or community initiative. Enjoy a comfortable atmosphere with sleek and modern furnishings. The Bar Room accommodates approximately 50 guests. Contact Mike Heinzman at Mike@northquartertavern.com for details.
Enjoy dining with handmade furniture and art from local artists as you nosh on American dishes at Artisan’s Table. The private wine room can hold up to 80 guests. The hand crafted menu will contain seasonal ingredients. Food and beverage minimums may apply. Call (407) 720-9542 for details.
PARTIES OF 100+
Enjoy Greek fare a la carte or family style at Taverna Opa. The unique atmosphere and daily prepared cuisine is sure to please guests. The Creta Private Room will seat 110 guests or accommodate 125 guests for a cocktail reception. For pricing information call (407) 351-8660 or complete a group quote request online.
Fiorenzo Italian Steakhouse
Colorful centerpieces, traditional ambiance, and dishes prepared in an open kitchen are all elements you will find at Fiorenzo’s. The menu options are inspired by Milan, Italy. The private dining room can accommodate 150 guests for a cocktail reception or 80 guests for a seated dinner. A food and beverage minimum applies. For more information and details, call (407) 345-4570 or email Orlando.Regency.Dining@hyatt.com.
Il Mulino New York Trattoria
Located in the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin, dine in Abruzzo, Italy with Il Mulino’s handmade pastas and artisan pizzas. Five private dining rooms plus an outdoor courtyard and main dining room spaces can accommodate up to 400 guests. The food minimum varies, contact Julia Clark for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org or (407) 934-1860.
Planet Hollywood Observatory
The newest venue to Disney Springs was designed with group gatherings in mind. There are four stories of customizable space which includes two patios, two balconies, a bar, and a vast main floor, accommodating groups from 75 – 1,100 guests. Complete the form online and a member will contact you with more details.
For a contemporary gathering for a large crowd, take a peek at Rocks at Hyatt Regency Orlando. With floor-to-ceiling windows and long lists of beverages, your guests are sure to have their senses entertained. Rocks can accommodate parties up to 350. Call (407) 345-4570 or email Orlando.Regency.Dining@hyatt.com for reservations and details.
Shula’s Steak House
For the sport enthusiasts, dine in a football themed restaurant offering custom center cuts. Expect to feast on all of the classics at this chain restaurant tucked in Walt Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin. Four private dining rooms offer enough space for 300 guests, and the food minimum begins at $1,000. Contact Amanda Palmer at email@example.com or by calling (407) 934-4155.
Feature image c/o Grand Bohemian Hotel